Topeka Man Rescued Monday Morning

By: 13 news
By: 13 news

Traffic near I-70 and SW 10th was disrupted early Monday morning after a man threatened to jump off an overpass. Topeka police responded to the call at about 1:30a.m.

When officers arrived on the scene the man was suicidal. After an unsuccessful attempt at talking the man into moving away from the rail, an officer had to taser the him.

He was transported to a local hospital for a medical evaluation.


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